Social media giant Twitter is investigating an outage to its site, after widespread reports that the platform is down.
A simple statement from the company said: “We are currently investigating issues people are having
The site Downdetector.com shows around 12,000 reports that the site is down, however, there around 70,000 reports at its peak.
A live outage map shows problems centred in the US, east Asia and western Europe.
Shares fell for the company as the outage was announced.